This is Little Italy, a neighbourhood in the city of Ottawa with 8 condo buildings.There is a perfect fusion of modern high-rise condos and hip lofts, there are 4 High-Rise, 4 Pre-Construction, 2 Low-Rise, 1 Loft, 2 Mid-Rise and 1 Luxury in Little Italy. There are limitless selections of condos for sale in Little Italy to call home. Condos for sale in Little Italy spend an average of 180 days on market. Little Italy had 6 condos sold within it in 2020, an decrease of -14% compared to the year before. Last year condos for sale in Little Italy had an average sale price of $$497,684, an increase of 13% from the year before. Little Italy is Very Walkable with a walk score of 78. This neighbourhood is a Biker's Paradise with a bike score of 100. Good Transit is available in Little Italy. Centretown West and Lebreton are nearby neighbourhoods.
Farinella, Carmelito, and Little Italy Bakery are great bakeries in Little Italy. Coffee shop lovers will appreciate local cafe's like Cafe Cosenza, Farinella, and DreamLand Cafe. Locals recommend eating at Atelier in Little Italy - they have great food! There is a surprising amount of green space with Plouffe Park in Little Italy. Guardian - Preston Medical Pharmacy is a conveniently located pharmacy in Little Italy. Custom Buttons Ottawa is a shopping center in Little Italy that has something for everyone. There are always new exhibits and events happening at School of the Photographic Arts: Ottawa (SPAO) and SANTINI GALLERY. If you're a health and fitness fanatic, hopefully you are living in a condo building with a great gym. If not Wefit.ca is a super popular fitness center with locals. Animal enthusiasts, good news Little Blue Bird Toys is in Little Italy. Local schools of Little Italy include Shine Music Academy, Arthur Murray Dance Ottawa and Jenn Stow. Little Italy has a very accesible train station Carling Station.
Little Italy is centrally located in west Centretown between Dow's Lake and the War Museum. It is served by the Trillium LRT line. Preston Street is known as Corso Italia, the heart of Ottawa’s Little Italy. The area is famous for its Italian heritage, events, specialty shops and restaurants.
Little Italy is comprised of younger, upper-middle-income singles and families. These urban individuals enjoy the downtown lifestyle, while still maintaining a community feel. There are a mixture of renters and home owners in the neighbourhood. There are many Italian descendent families living in Little Italy who own and operate the Italian specialty shops and restaurants in the neighbourhood.
The Preston Street area is becoming a self-sufficient urban habitat where everything can be found within walking distance. This area offers endless options of restaurants in the area. The majority of the businesses are family operated. Residents of Little Italy are right on the edge of Dow’s Lake, allowing for access to the world-famous Rideau Canal for year-round outdoor activities.
The new Trillium Bike path lets you take advantage of hundreds of bike trails as you explore Little Italy. It is home to some of Ottawa's biggest festivals, Italian Week in the summer and GrapeFest in the fall. Little Italy is also just a short walk from Ottawa’s most popular festival, Bluesfest, which takes place on neighbouring area Lebreton Flatts every July.